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Name: Lilián  Guerrero (IPA: lilián)
Institution: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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Homepage: http://lilianguerrero.weebly.com/
State and/or Country: Mexico   
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Specialty: indigenous languages from Mexico
Subject Language(s): Yaqui
Language Family(ies): Uto-Aztecan
Selected Publications: En prep. Verbos de movimiento y postura en lenguas de América: léxico, sintaxis y pragmática. L. Guerrero (ed). México: UNAM.

2012. El funcionalismo en la teoría lingüística: la Gramática del Papel y la Referencia. Ricardo Mairal, Lilián Guerrero y Carlos González-Vergara (eds). Madrid: AKAL. ISBN 978-84-460-3516-9

2012. Aproximaciones a la documentación lingüística del huichol. Carmen Conti Jiménez, Lilián Guerrero, Saul Santos (eds). España. Universidad de Jaén.

2009. Studies in Role and Reference Grammar. Lilián Guerrero, Sergio Ibáñez Cerda y Valeria A. Belloro (eds). México: UNAM. ISBN: 978-607-02-0659-7.

2006. The Structure and Function on Yaqui complementation. Studies in Native American Linguistics 54. Lincom. Munich: Europa. ISBN: 3 89586 324 6, 233 pp.

2004. Yaqui and the analysis of primary object languages (with Robert D. Van Valin) International Journal of American Linguistics 70: 3, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 290-319.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Structure and Function on Yaqui complementation
Courses Taught: Syntax I, Syntax II, Morphology, Linguistic Typology, Introduction to language studies, Introduction to linguistic structures, Semantics
Reviewer of: Yaqui Coordination (LL Issue 19.1576)
A Tpology of Purpose Clauses (LL Issue 21.3177)
Events of Putting and Taking (LL Issue 24.2109)

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